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February 5, 2018

Wave of Lawsuits Proves Dangerous for Advisors and Their Brands
Some FAs are ending up in court protecting their names and brands from patent trolls and infringement.
New Senior Investor Protection Rules Start Today
The new rule lets broker-dealer firms place temporary holds on disbursements while an amendment to an existing rule requires broker-dealer firms to ask a customer for a trusted contact person.
Critics Slam CFP’s Proposed Changes to Conduct Rules
Some argue new steps are unnecessary, while others say new standards effectively create two types of advice.
Apex Aims to Disrupt the Custodian Space
Dallas-based custodian aims to sign up both digital and traditional advisors.
Just How Prepared are Americans for Retirement?
Better savings rates lead typical savers to be on track to cover more of their retirement costs.